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Spring 2001 Newsletter

The Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium 2000

SUCCESS UPON SUCCESS

The Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium 2000, hosted by the Ransom Center last November 3-4, was a rousing success and will be fondly remembered by all who attended. THE INFINITE LIBRARY, as the symposium was titled, featured over twenty speakers discussing the future of libraries, including Fleur Cowles, William Chace, president of Emory University, author Diane Johnson, British playwright Arnold Wesker, and national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, James Fallows, among many others.

Stephen Smith
Special Assistant to the Director

Tracey Jackson, Fleur Cowles, Glenn Horowitz
Tom Staley and Prosser Gifford

Sarah Tyacke
Bill Chace
James Salter
Peter Hirtle
Jim Fallows
Arnold Wesker

The Rude Mechanicals perform Brian Friel's "Give Me Your Answer, Do"!

Top Row: Tracey Jackson, Fleur Cowles, Glenn Horowitz; Tom Staley and Prosser Gifford
Second Row: Sarah Tyacke, James Salter, Jim Fallows
Third Row: Bill Chace, Peter Hirtle, Arnold Wesker
Bottom Row: The Rude Mechanicals perform Brian Friel’s “Give Me Your Answer, Do!
Photos by Pete Smith.


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